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How To Create a Shortcut That Lets a Standard User Run An Application as Administrator

If you ever wanted to allow a standard user account to run an application as administrator without a UAC or password prompt? Check out the video below 🙂

You can easily create a shortcut that uses the runas command with the /savecred switch, the savecred switch will capture the password when you enter it the first time and cache it into the machine. Making the shortcut easy to use.

Note that using /savecred could be considered a security hole – a standard user will be able to use the runas /savecred command to run any command as administrator without entering a password. 

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